Raichur Fort - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Raichur Fort
A fortress located on a hilltop in the heart of Raichur which came into existence from the time of Chalukyas. The fort was built by the Kakatiya rulers in 1294 AD. It is surrounded by double rows of massive low circuit walls on its three sides and is built on an 88 m high hill.
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Attractions Near Raichur Fort
Ek Minar Masjid
0.54km from Raichur Fort
One of the famous mosques in Raichur built using the Persian style of architecture. The tall minaret is the main attraction of this mosque.
Panchamukhi Anjaneya Temple
25.89km from Raichur Fort
The temple is placed over a hilly area and is said to be associated with one of the most renowned saints in India-Raghavendra swamy.
29.84km from Raichur Fort
This is a pilgrim village located in Kurnool district which lies on the banks of Thungabadra river. The village is known for the Brindavan of Raghavendra swami. Thousands of people visit the Raghavendra Matha and temples which are located on the banks of Tungabhadra River.
Koilsagar Project and Reservoir
74.14km from Raichur Fort
The Koilsagar Dam is a medium sized irrigation project which was constructed at a cost of Rs 80 crores during the glorious period of the Nizams during 1945-48. The British rulers had proposed the idea of constructing a dam to collect and store the excess water in region at the catchment area of the River Krishna for irrigation purposes.
Sleeping Buddha Hill
80.2km from Raichur Fort
The hill is made up of four small hills that gives the impression of sleeping Buddha when viewed horizontally in southwest direction.
85.7km from Raichur Fort
Also known as Kondareddy Buruju, is an imposing structure located in the heart of Kurnool city. The fort has different gateways and bastions. The fort has three levels and it was used as watch tower in 17th and 18th centuries.